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on the economy and one each on health care, the role of government, and governing. with an emphasis throughout on differences, specifics, and choices. both candidates will also have two-minute closing statements. the audience here in the hall has promised to remain silent. no cheers, applause, boos, hisses among other noisy distracting things. so we may all concentrate on what the candidates have to say. there is a noise exception right now, though, as we welcome president obama and governor romney. [ cheers and applause ] >> jim. >> gentlemen, welcome to you both. let's start, the economy, segment 1, and let's begin with jobs. what are the major differences between the two of you about how you would go about creating new jobs? you have two minutes, each of you have two minutes to start. a coin toss has determined mr. president, you go first. >> well, thank you very much, jim, for this opportunity. i want to thank governor romney and the university of denver for your hospitality. there are a lot of points i want to make tonight, but the most important one is that 20 years ago i became the luck
like this, engaged in the mundane task of nurturing local government. afghan national police now man this lookout over a small southern village, while their u.s. green beret advisers work with local leaders on civic improvement. >> once the afghans can take care of themselves and they're self-sustainable, they're telling the negatives, we don't want you here. we don't need you here. >> reporter: the plan is to train afghans to secure themselves by 2014. but u.s. commanders want assurances that until then, afghans will guard their back. >> it's their leadership that has to come to play to reduce the threat to us. >> reporter: over the last eight days i've seen a lot of interaction between u.s. and afghan troops. some of it relaxed. but, brian, at all times there's one or two fully battle-dressed american soldiers with their fingers near the trigger, just in case. >> lester holt starting off our coverage in kabul tonight. lester, thanks. now to our chief foreign correspondent, richard engel, also in kabul, on what's been accomplished and what hasn't in over a decade now in that country
they don't want it to be manipulated. they're put together by two separate government entities, bureau of labor statistics, the labor department, and then the census bureau. and then the employment numbers, put together by the labor department. that tells us the number of jobs created by businesses. then there was a household survey, where field representatives go in and call a number of households, putting that number together. you combine the two and that is the report we got this morning but with 2,000 field representatives involved, and two government entities involved, it is almost impossible to manipulate these numbers. >> that is why we needed it all explained, as always, sue herrera. >>> now to breaking news out of arizona, where last night we reported the possibility that they were looking at the possibility that the u.s. border agent killed there may have been the victim of friendly fire. tonight there is more, more at the border patrol station in bisbee station there. good evening. mark, good evening >> reporter: and good evening, sources tell nbc news they expected an annou
% of the country don't pay federal income taxes or are dependent on the federal government. or romney's position on women's health issues. the president's surrogates tried to shift the subject to romney. >> romney says he's going to cut loopholes, but won't name them. romney said i'm going to place obamacare but won't say with what. >> romney clearly came to play, aggressive but polite. standing toe to toe with the with the. there were plenty of fireworks. >> you're entitled as a president to own your own airplane and house, but not facts. >> now, governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of $2 trillion of additional spending for our military. >> i don't have a tax cut scale that you're talking about. my view is that we ought to provide tax relief to people in the middle class, but i'm not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> however, independent fact checkers say romney's tax plan does add up to nearly $5 trillion over ten years and would give the biggest breaks to the highest earners. the same groups sa
, you have government contributions and you have investment returns, which the governor himself puts at about 75% of the total fund. >> in the past decade, the returns have been pretty poor. >> reporter: mike is director of research for california common sense. it's a nonprofit group devoted to transparency in government. he explains that the state's two largest pensions have enjoyed relative success in the long run hitting their investment marks over 20 years but not recently. >> it's a matter of perspective. they would argue that historically their assumptions are well grounded. the question is, of course, going forward can we rely on history to predict the future. >> recent history has been staggered at best. here's a look at calpers performance, down 27. in 2008. up 12.1% in 2009. up 12.6% in 2010. then up 1.1% in 2011. here's where the math part of this comes in handy. trust me. i'm no mathematician. if your rate of return goes down, unfunded liability gets larger. for example, if you have the rate of return on these pension funds at 7.5% right now it's estimated unfunded liabil
the balance sheets of corporate america far more than i trust the government's balance sheet. this is hardly a reckless position and would encourage companies to reward shareholders by issuing and raising dividends. i would actually raise the tax make up for that lost revenue because i'm not irresponsible and reckless. i would actually raise the tax on capital gains. why? you get gains when you sell stocks. i don't want people to sell stocks. i want them to own stocks, not sell them. plus if you raised the tax on capital gains, the company that do these stupid buybacks would continue to do them, continue to waste is the shareholders' money like they do now. put the money in the owners' pockets, not the sellers' pockets, by encouraging saving, not flipping. point number two, we have to clean up these markets. clean up the markets and encourage people on the sidelines to come back in. make them. clean up the stables, like hercules. i would do that by appointing preet bharara as attorney general of the united states of america and have him go after all of these insider traders and crooks that p
's strict new requirement for a government issued photo i.d. at the polls. a law democrats claim republicans pushed to suppress the turnout among poor and minority voters. first, the state says drivers without a driver's license would need a state issued i.d. card. but because that's a secure i.d. that can be used to board planes, voters needed a birth certificate and three forms of identification to get one. >> and it took me days just to get my i.d. >> reporter: then the state relented and began issuing a new i.d., good only for voting, but kept shifting the requirements for it. >> this was a hastily drawn law designed to disrupt the vote for the presidential election. >> reporter: today the judge concluded the gap between the photo i.d.s issued and the estimated need of those who do not yet have them will not be closed in time. so he blocked the law from fully going into effect in pennsylvania for the general election. poll workers can ask for a photo i.d., but those without one can still cast a ballot. many voters said they agreed. >> if they gave people time, like a year. but it penaliz
to offer combination government i.d.s and bank cards to all citizens. city council members voted to give the final go ahead during tonight's session. all residents can get a card. the debit card fax function keeps people from having to carry cash. the cards will roll out in 60 to 90 days. the price will be a one-time fee of $10 for minors and senior citizens and $15 for adults. richmond is considering a similar program. >>> it was standing room only at milpitas city council meeting. the topic, outsourcing the police department. citizens attended to tell the mayor why they don't think it will work for their city. when the community found out they turned to facebook to gather support against that idea. >> we kind of have become the face of the community. and as a result of that, we've heard a lot of feedback from people that they want to keep those kind of services in this community. >> i have no idea what your financial situations are, where you are looking for money. but do not take it away from our police and fire departments. >> council members agree that outsourcing should be voted on
in city government, including the mayor to ask is enough being done? >> i think that if there are those who are desirous of hurting myself or any council members, we probably should start look at that and take it a little more serious. >> there are a number of things that could be addressed, obviously. we haven't felt the need to do so in vallejo. and we probably at least need to think about it. metal detectors are very common in government buildings. >> reporter: councilmember reed says he fears the growing sense of anger expressed at city hall could easily turn violent if more isn't done to protect city leaders and the public. >> it's just a matter of time before something really seriously happens here in this building that i work in. it is -- you know, i feel it in my bones that something is going to happen. >> now reed says the council has discussed bringing in metal detectors, but not everybody is on board with that idea. it's a discussion that is also taking place. in vallejo. reporting live in oakland, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> thanks, jodi. >>> and still to come
at least 100,000 jobs a month. >> but a lot of the creation was in government jobs and that's something the republicans will jump on and manufacturing is still really down. chris: let's talk about romney who had the big week and about who he is because we watched him be a moderate governor of massachusetts, pro-choice and the health care plan was the model for the president's national plan and in this campaign he made all kinds of promises to the right whether it's the neocons or the religious right, who is the the real romney. he was so effervescent and exciting and winning on his personality. is this the real guy unleashed from these commitments. >> i don't want to be unkind but think it was the real romney, in the sense of his political career, going back to massachusetts and earlier, mitt romney has been able to change his position, renounce his position and do whatever he feels is necessary to meet the next group of voters right in front of him. look what he did about 47%. he said the other night in fox news to shawn habity, i didn't mean any of that or -- sean hannity, i didn't se
with a board of governance is it's the who do you know conversation. oftentimes i think it's an okay place to start because it lays the groundwork, but all too often the who do you know conversation is the beginning and end of board recruitment for a particular company. >> the easiest way to be on a board of directors is be on some other board of directors. >> you can't be on a board unless you're on a board. >> exactly. i was just playing with that you know, you look at the relationship between apple and tim cook is on nike and then you look at nike and eric schmidt was at apple. they're a tightly woven board of directors. it's amazing. >> it is. and the problem that really is happening, we're starting to see the roots of this right now, you know, in the post-enron era we had sarbanes-oxley come out and all these corporate governance reforms. but what they didn't do -- they increased accountability and transparency, no question, but what they didn't do was improve the candidate pool. and we haven't done anything to really -- the problem that happens at the public company level is most peo
on multiple volunteer boards but how taxpayers are paying for it. >> the reaction to the govern governor's signing of a controversial bill. >>> and welcome news for caltrain riders. stay with us. [ woman ] dear chex cereal, i've never written a fan letter before, but you've done what i thought was impossible: you made good-for-you, gluten-free cereals in a whole bunch of yummy flavors. cinnamon chex and honey nut chex are two of our favorites. when my husband rob found the chocolate one, we were in cereal heaven. the only problem is, with so many great flavors you're making it very hard to choose. so thanks. from your fans, the mcgregor family. 'cause we love chex. [ male announcer ] love chex? connect with us on facebook. >>> opening statements in the trial of a woman accused of killing 26-year-old nursing student michelle lei. prosecutors began by showing a photograph of her smiling and then later a surveillance photo of her heading into the parking lot where she was last seen in may of last year. lei's body was found four months later between sunol and pleasanton. prosecutors say that
say the government should force higher standards. so we went to the agency overseeing the companies. why not mandate photoelectric? >> because both technologies are working in saving lives. >> reporter: we know of several cases where the smoke alarm, people say, just did not go off. >> in those cases, they need to practice a fire escape plan to make sure they can get out. >> reporter: but if the smoke detector didn't go off and the house is full of smoke by the time it does, what does an escape plan do? >> it helps them escape better when the smoke alarm eventually goes off. >> reporter: but eventually isn't good enough for the mom who lost nearly everything. >> i would like to think that if i had known, i might have a family of seven instead of a family of three. >> reporter: just to be clear, no one is saying throw out your smoke alarm tonight. fire officials say the best advice is to have both technologies in your home. you can buy a dual detector that has both in one. thing is, they're harder to find in the stores and will cost you a little more money, too. >> jeff rossen, thank
operations, recalling hundreds of doses. >>> in iran, amateur video shows anti-government protests over the nation's collapsing currency. riot police clashed with demonstrators. iranian currency has lost 40% of its value in a week. >>> health officials warn dozen of weight loss and immune system supplements are being illegally labeled and lack any real scientific evidence. one out of five products bought in stores or online claim to prevent or cure deadly diseases. >>> and remember this? the late crocodile hunter steve irwin clutching his baby boy as he went face to face with predators? well, that baby boy is now 8 years old. robert irwin fed a crock himself for the very first time at the family zoo in australia. started small there. >>> now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,494 after adding 12 points yesterday. s&p was up 5. the nasdaq gained 15. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo, the nikkei climbed 77 points, while in hong kong, the hang seng rose 19. >>> well, a mixed bag of news for wall street sent hp sh
plan. i'd just as soon not have the government telling me what kind of health care i can have. >> every study has shown that medicare has lowered administrative costs than private insurance does which is why seniors are generally pretty happy with it. and private insurers have to make a profit. >> reporter: even advisers to president obama admit romney did well. >> i give him credit for a strong performance. >> reporter: the debate was one of the most substantive in recent history. now democrats hope to seize on the details to attack romney moving forward. >> are we going to hold the governor accountable for his fraudulent positions? yes, we're going to do that. >> reporter: obama's campaign is continuing an argument that romney will initiate $5 trillion in tax cuts favoring the wealthy. >> governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> virtually everything he just said about my tax plan sin accurate. >> reporter: meanwhile romney's campaign is pleased. >> governor romney was clearly very much in command of the facts last night and
. the government can provide the service at lower cost and without a profit. >> in control, assertive, presidential. while barack obama kept his eyes and his energy low. >> it's very rare that there's such a clear triumph of one side over the other. >> at a rally in denver, the president admitted he got surprised. >> when i got on to the stage, i met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. >> later today, at a huge rally in wisconsin, the president charged romney changed what he said. >> he may do a tap dance and a two step, but if you want to be president, then you owe the american people the truth. >> some felt mr. obama owed them a better debate. >> he looked like he was tired, drained. >> i think he didn't have practice. >> you're more worried that obama might lose now? >> no, not really. >> obama strategists hint the boss learned a lesson. >> he'll review it, if he wants to make some changes in the next debate, he'll do so. >> romney strategists claim all the change about their guy was his audience. >> people, i think saw for the first time, a lot of people, not in a 30 second
medicare fraud case. the government says it was billed more than $400 million in bogus claims. >>> well, new rules for secret service agents after that drunken partying at a colombian hotel back in april. the "washington post" has learned the agents are now banned from drinking at the hotel where their protectee is staying. also, no more drinking 10 hours before a shift and sharing sensitive information online could get you fired. >>> check this out. in australia three dozen giant dishes were unveiled today. together they form the world's fastest radio telescope. officials hope to discover 700,000 new super galaxies and could pick up signals before earth existed. >>> a new study finds that offering free birth control can dramatically lower the rate of abortion. researchers who gave women free contraception for three years saw cases of abortion drop from 66% to 75% below the national level. these findings could impact this year's election. mitt romney has pledged to repeal the affordable care act which requires insurance to cover contraceptive costs. >>> now to wall street. the dow close
things were rolling, around 25 photographers working. >> stephanie got a job in county government, environmental planning department. they raised their three young children. >> awesome children. the best. >> smile. >> life for the family was -- >> fantastic. we traveled, we vacationed. ♪ >> but it was in her spare moments that stephanie was truly transformed. a ballroom dancer. >> dancing was probably to her what photography is to me. >> our guest star -- >> it was her passion, said her old friend, bill. >> stephanie loved to dance. dance was her life. she was alive when she danced. >> hardly surprising then that stephanie and jen were close, too. >> we started a ballroom dance program together and pretty soon, she had me doing back flips and partnering and just all kinds of fun things. >> but it was dance that led on the whole cascade of trouble. in the fall of 2010. as an annual fund-raiser here called dancing with the mountain stars. local worthies paired with ballroom pros. did you go? >> i did not go to the last one. >> had a wedding so shoot, so he missed the chance to see
by the chinese government can be used to spy on the united states. the house intelligence committee conducted a year-long investigation and said chinese companies wa wfrnltsei and zte are a threat to security. the equipment is used in telephone networks, cell phone towers, internet server farms and other communications. in a separate but related piece of news, telecom equipment maker sysco is accusing zte of reselling equipment to the iranians in violation of u.s. law. reuters says sysco has ended its businessness relationship with zte. the chairman of the house committee on intelligence suggests no one, not verizon, comcast, at&t should buy equipment from wawei or zte. critics of the report say if congress is really being genuine that chinese products could be doctored in a way to stop spying, why stop at those two? after all, parts of just about any device including sysco's or apple's or hp's or any other company tend to be made in china. back to you. >> thank you, scott. >>> let's check back in with christina loren to find out what's happening outside. fill us in on the forecast. what's ha
reports that three explosions rocked a government-controlled district in aleppo. >>> now let's head to wall street. cnbc's mandy drury is at the new york stock exchange. good morning to you, mandy. >> good morning to you as well, natalie. today we're watching the private sector jobs report for some clues as to what kind of report we're going to get on friday when the big government payrolls report comes out. at this stage economists are expecting 153,000 jobs were created in the month of september. and apple shares are in focus once again as there are some reports out that asian component suppliers of apple have begun mass production of a smaller tablet computer that apparently is smaller than the current ipad. we're all waiting for that as well. back to you. >> wonder if it will be in time for the holidays. mandy drury, thanks so much. >>> the self-proclaimed world's best dad is at it again. david engeldow and his 20-month-old daughter have become famous online for their photos that show sarcastically why dave's the greatest dad. after their appearance on her show last week where a
in our government in a way. and ontime responsible people are doing to control it. and the idea that donald trump, jack welch, rich people with crazy conspiracies, can get traction on this is a bad trend. >> i assume, david, there's a number of people that believe that the real unemployment report is somewhere safe in nairobi with the president's kenyan birth certificate. this stuff is crazy. and the notion, quite frankly, that somebody as well respected as jack welch would go on television and embarrass himself for the entire day of friday by saying somehow that these statistics are made up, i agree with chuck, it's incredibly dangerous. and we wonder why institutions in this country are -- or the perception of institutions in this country are failing because people go on tv and just make stuff up. asked for evidence, he said he had none. >> the bush statistics came out after jack welch did and said there is no way this could be. it's not possible. >> when did you stop beating your wife? >> no, no. you guys are missing the whole point. the reason people are losing respect for w
as the government would like it to be and certainly not as great as the american people would like it to be. i think that when you look at the number of jobs added in the last month, it was good. it was better than expected. lower than the average for the years. we added 11000 jobs, 10,000 of those were from government, and the average for the year for each month was 150,000. so it's slow, but it is moving in right direction. >> thanks so much. once again, here's jenna. >>> and while the economy may be picking up, there's something else on the rise as well and it's much more unwelcome and it's gas prices. they spiked overnight once again in california, reaching an all-time high and drivers are not happy to say the least. more now from christa dahlgren. >> reporter: just when californians thought things couldn't get worse -- >> five bucks? oh, my god. >> reporter: even bigger sticker shock. prices up another 20 cents a gallon since midnight. >> going from $4.70 a week ago. >> reporter: in california, the average price per gallon is up 36 cents in a week to $4.49. 67 cents more than this time last yea
syria landed on his house in particulary. a day later, the turkish parliament authorized the government to carry out military operations beyond its own borders, threatening to widen syria's war throughout the nation. you can see the town that is held by opposition rebels, but every day according to the residents here the syrian military which is on the outskirts fires mortars and shells into this town. sometimes they overshoot and the mortars end uplanding on the homes of farmers. they fled the border region because it had been too dangerous to stay here. he showed me where a stray bullet struck his house and told me they couldn't sleep at night because the shells fell like rain. when once the sounds of animals were all you could hear along the border, now rumbling jeeps are reminders that syria's war is increasingly reaching beyond its borders. >> now to the scandal rocking the vatican. the pope's former butler found guilty today of stealing private papal documents and leaking them to a reporter, but tonight the butler is expecting a pardon. paulo gabrieli was always close to the pope
dismissed after less than four weeks on the job. national congress will try to in form government to yuunit the country's factions. >>> joran joor nxn van dersloot sentence. 25-year-old dutchman is suspected of killing natalie holloway but was never charged with the crime. woman is not pregnant. we'll have to see what happens. >> still ahead at 6:00. investigative unit digs into what is happening underground. why coins wouldn't be the only thing you count. not much different tomorrow. what is happening on the radar will be closer to our neighborhood this time tomorrow. we'll talk about changes when we come right back. >>> tonight, a troubling trend among children with autism. 49% of families said their children tried to wander away from home or a family member. >>> soda companies will most calorie information on the button you press to make your selection. machines will go nationwide next year. >> i prefer the coke 0 but that is just me. the number is already there. >> we got to the weekend and no showers. >> right now we have fog pouring into san francisco. we'll talk about changes in the
government president -- wow -- adam rotti who is studying political science. >> all right. are you ready? >> question one. >> yes. >> which of the following is not a college mascot? "a," the fighting pickle? "b" -- >> keep going. keep going. >> banana slug, the leafy sea dragons or the trolls? >> go. >> the leafy thing. >> the leafy sea dragon. university of georgia school of the arts. while the trolls are from trinity college. question two. in the climactic scene in the film "rudy," what football team is notre dame playing when rudy finally gets in the game? university of southern california? georgia tech? university of michigan? or "d," university of tennessee? >> get it right. >> come on, you're on your own. >> michigan. >> not university of michigan. what do you think? >> georgia tech? >> georgia tech. okay. next question. listen up. on the periodic table of elements, the symbols "k" and "h" each stand for what? is it -- >> oh, oh! >> tennessee. >> natural resources. >> helium, carbon and mercury, potassium and hydrogen or krypton and hydrogen? >> potassium and hydrogen. >> it's pota
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? think that because sam adams was such a patriot, and a foe of big government, maybe that's why republicans like to drink sam adams beer and democrats like to drink vodka, rum, tequila. a wine that would be very predictive of partisanship. >> where does this republican eat dinner? >> cracker barrel. olive garden. applebees and ruby tuesdays but not tgi fridays for some reason. i don't know why. >> he knows what you drink, he knows where you eat, what restaurants you eat in. >> and he knows before i do. >> it's a little scary. >> absolutely. yeah. yep. >> reporter: and he knows what we watch. armed with that kind of information, the parties can plant their ads in the places that will most likely yield a harvest. that all-important bubble of independents and undecideds. >> we looked at the partisanship of the weather channel over the past ten years and it stayed right in the middle. >> reporter: and that goes for local tv, too. we described george to will, and will predicted exactly what stations george watches in raleigh. nbc 17 and wral. >> i watch nbc 17 and i also watch wral.
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of the debates, mitt romney claimed that half of the clean energy companies that had received government loan guarantees from the president had gone out of business. here's the facts. only three of the 26 companies have filed for bankruptcy, but many of those other companies struggle including tesla and bright source here in the bay area. on a different subject, the president accused romney of proposing a $5 trillion tax cut. the facts that that romney proposed $500 billion in tax cuts for 2015. >>> a huge success tonight for california-based space x with its first commercial launch to the international space station. >> and liftoff. >> the unmanned rocket is carrying a capsule with a thousand pounds of cargo including, listen to this, chak chocolate vanilla swirl ice cream for the three residents. it is scheduled to reach the station on wednesday and docked there three weeks before returning to earth. they are counting 0 them to restock the space station now the space agency retired the shuttle. the company is run by billionaire a cofounder of paypal that runs tesla motors. >>> right now we
loves teachers. >> and trickle-down government that the president proposes is one where he will raise taxes on small business, which will kill jobs. i instead want to keep taxes down on small business so we can create jobs. >> gop rival romney said his campaign has been rejuvenated following his strong performance last night. >> we're not even 24 hours removed from the debate, and the country's still buzzing about some of the things that happened in the debate. >> the first chance to see the candidates square off drew nearly 70 million viewers. many of whom might be asking themselves how much of what i heard last night is actually true. here to break it down for us is sam brock in tenant'sonight's " check." >> reporter: the debate had facts and some were misleading or blatantly false. all eyes on denver, colorado, as governor and president obama faced off in their first presidential debate. our partners at fact check say there were many repeated claims which stretched the truth. let's start with president obama's take on romney's tax plan. >> this is where there's a difference because
. >> tesla relies on the kindness of the government. that kindness will be over if the white house gets a new occupant. i suggest immediately buying tesla in november. 25s look juicy. both candidates had a lot to say about oil. here's obama. >> the oil industry gets $4 billion a year in corporate welfare. now does anybody think that exxonmobil needs some extra money when they're making money every time you go to the pump? >> you think that exxon would have gotten hit today, right? it rallied 52 cents. some can argue that is because the market senses a romney victory. no way. exxon is just bigger than any president. here is romney on oil. >> your administration cut the number of permits and licenses in half. if i'm president, i'll double them. >> we aren't going to make money buying federal lands. but if more were opened, it would be a bonanza for the oil service industry. don't outthink this, people. schlumberger and national oil well varco will get the most number of profits from expanded federal land drilling. obama has never a fan of the banks. you don't want to overweight the group on his
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the nation's oil wealth has been siphoned by a corrupt government, his supporters the middle class and wealthy, many now saying they will leave venezuela, likely destination, the united states. >> i love venezuela, will continue fighting for freedom. >> reporter: president hugo chavez is battling cancer. were it to take his life in the first four years of his new term, the vice president would serve for only 30 days, just enough time to stage a new election. natalie. >> kerry sanders in venezuela, thank you. >>> 27 new cases of fungal meningitis emerge as the outbreak linked to steroid injections spread to nine states. 91 people are infected as the drug company widens the recall. the steroid frequently used to treat back pain and authorities say thousands of patients may have been injected with drugs made at the effected facility. >>> a plea deal today for the former cincinnati bengals cheerleader facing sex abuse charges. the agreement allows sarah jones to avoid a trial slated to begin wednesday. the 27-year-old jones is expected to serve probation but no jail time for having a s
marketplace in health care. there's a role for government in health care. and one of those roles is to ensure that people who have coverage for pre-existing conditions are able to maintain that coverage. and that's part of governor romney's plan. >> the debate will continue. thanks very much this morning, i appreciate it. >> thank you, david. >>> well, chris matthews was very vocal about president obama's performance following the debate. here's some of what he had to say. >> certainly there was no bobby kennedy in the green room before barack obama came out tonight. i don't know what he was doing out there. he had his head down, he was enduring the debate rather than fighting it. i don't know how he let romney get away with the crap he threw out tonight. >> i agree. >> about social security. where was obama tonight? >> and chris matthews joins us now. chris, really, tell us how you really feel. you're a supporter of president obama. what do you think happens? >> yeah. well the way the president handled it was just not up to the task. romney was able to talk about things like funding for pbs
, they are not governed or watched over by the fda. they are looked at by states. this pharmacy was turning out batches of tens of thousands of vials of steroids. that's not to me a compounding pharmacy. they are now manufacturing, and i fear that they are going to give good compounding pharmacies a bad name, and i think it basically from their behavior so far, they are an outlier. >> they released a statement after shutting down, basically recalling all of its products. on the website it says while there is no indication at this time of any contamination in other necc products, this recall is being taken as a precautionary measure. in light of this, i mean, how worried should patients be? >> look, if you have had any steroid injected into your back from june on, call your doctor. if you are a physician and you've injected steroids to somebody, call your patient. check and make sure that there is a transfer of information, and if you have a family member and have symptoms and may not put it all together, this is a time for the entire country to be on heightened alert. these numbers will go up before th
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